- Author : Michael E. McCormick
- Publsiher : Courier Corporation
- Release : 17 June 2013
- ISBN : 9780486318165
- Page : 256 pages
- Rating : 4/5 from 21 voters
Download or read online book entitled Ocean Wave Energy Conversion written by Michael E. McCormick and published by Courier Corporation. This book was released on 17 June 2013 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Get best books that you want by click Get Book Button and Read as many books as you like. Book Excerpt : This volume will prove of vital interest to those studying the use of renewable resources. Scientists, engineers, and inventors will find it a valuable review of ocean wave mechanics as well as an introduction to wave energy conversion. It presents physical and mathematical descriptions of the nine generic wave energy conversion techniques, along with their uses and performance characteristics. Author Michael E. McCormick is the Corbin A. McNeill Professor of Naval Engineering at the U.S. Naval Academy. In addition to his timely and significant coverage of possible environmental effects associated with wave energy conversion, he provides a separate treatment of several electro-mechanical energy conversion techniques. Many worked examples throughout the book will be particularly useful to readers with a limited mathematical background. Those interested in research and development will benefit from the extensive bibliography.